irblog.jpg  Teacher Farzad Kamangar who was Executed at the beginning of May Education International (EI) has issued a statement condemning the continued persecution of teacher trade unionists in Iran The co-ordinating council of the Iranian Teachers Trades Associations (ITTA) has been prevented from meeting. Worse is that another teacher trade unionist Abdolreza Ghanbari has been sentenced to death and others are being detained some at unknown destinations. There was massive international outcry at the execution of teacher Farzad Kamangar las month. The persecution of those teachers fighting for trade union and education rights continues. To read the EI statement go to: